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Recover Android Device in case of Forgot password/pattern unlock an Android device

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How do I bypass the pattern unlock/Gmail account identification on my phone?

I have an HTC EVO and initially thought I could just 'update' the password by clicking on 'forgot password' and having a new one created. However according to the forums this new one wouldn't be accepted and this has happened on my phone too. What a stupid system. Thanks Google.

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If you have forgotten your phone's password, you will need to enter your Google account information when your phone asks for it. After you've entered the correct information, your phone will unlock to allow you to remove or change the password to something you can remember. If you don't remember your Google account information, go here to try to recover it. If you are unable to recover your Google account information, you will unfortunately need to perform a Factory Reset on your HTC EVO. This will wipe all of your HTC EVO data. To learn how to perform a Factory Reset on your Android phone, read through and follow the steps in this great VisiHow article. Once the reset is complete, be sure to write down the lockscreen password you choose so you can refer to it in the future if you forget your password again. In addition, be sure to log your HTC EVO into a Google account to which you know the password so you can enter that in the event that you forget your lockscreen password, as well.

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I have Dany G1 tablet. My little brother tried to unlock the pattern many times, and it is now locked and asking for the Google account; but WiFi is not connected; so, how can I unlock my tablet?

I have Dany G1 tablet, my little brother tried to unlock the pattern many times and it is now locked and asking for my Google account, but WiFi is not connected; so, how can I unlock my tablet?

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First of all, check if "mobile data" (Internet) is connected but there is bad reception. Go out in the open or move to another area to see if mobile data works. Try asking someone to dial your number or use another phone to dial your number. If you can pull down the notification panel from the top while the call is coming through, then enable WiFi or "Mobile data".

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If you cannot do that, then you will need to hard-reset your tablet as it is shown in our tutorial on hard-resetting Android devices. The usual procedure for Danny tablets (it may vary) is powering them down, pressing and holding volume-up and power buttons. When the Danny logotype appears, release only the power button. When you see "No command", release the power button. Now, press and release the volume-down. Then, do the same with the volume-up button. You will be able to access the recovery menu where you can select "wipe data/factory reset" with the volume (moving) and power (selecting) buttons.

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Hi! An Android phone got locked. There were too many wrong pattern attempts. The phone is in the lock condition now. The mobile data and WiFi are off. How to unlock the device without the factory reset?

Hi! An Android phone got locked. There were too many wrong pattern attempts. The phone is in the lock condition now. The mobile data and WiFi are off. How to unlock the device without the factory reset?

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You can perform a trick of using another phone to call the number of the locked smartphone up. Then, quickly pull down the notification bar and enable WiFi or mobile data. Some smartphones also allow to enable the Internet by pressing and holding the power button and tapping on "Data Network Mode". This will allow you to enter your Google credentials and unlock the smartphone. If that did not work, then your only option is hard-resetting the device as shown in this tutorial.

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I set my password last night and when I woke up this morning I tried it and it opened. Then later it didn't work?

How do I get it unlocked again?. I have tried: I've tried powering it on and off.. I think it was caused by: I don't know what caused this problem.

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My Alcatel Android phone was locked while it was on my pocket. Too many pattern attempts it says. I remember my Google account and password but I can't log in. Also, I remember my unlocking pattern. How do I unlock it?

My Alcatel Android phone was locked while it was on my pocket. Too many pattern attempts it says. I remember my Google account and password but I can't log in. Also, I remember my unlocking pattern. How do I unlock it?. I have tried: Input my Google account and password so many times...but haven't been successful.... I think it was caused by: It was just a case of a phone in your pocket without knowing that it was not locked and then unlocking patterns were input...although I still remember my unlocking pattern. Is there any way I could do so that I will be asked to re-input my pattern?

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Could you please help me? I have tried too many times to unlock my phone

I have tried too many times to unlock my phone, and it has been blocked.. My volume buttons doesn't function so I can reset my phone.. I have tried: I tried to use the volume buttons but they don't function. I tried to use my email address. I plugged it on my PC, no solutions. I think it was caused by: I have tried the pattern too many times

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